DATA PRIVACY POLICY

 

I. Introduction

We are very pleased that you are interested in our website. Data privacy is a high priority for the management of LZE GmbH. In the following, we provide information to you about the processing of personal data regarding the use of our website. Personal data is all data that can be attributed to you personally, e.g. name, address, email address, and user behaviour. Personal data is processed at all times in accordance with the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and in accordance with the country-specific data protection regulations applicable to LZE GmbH.

II. Name and contact details of the data controller responsible for the data processing and of the data protection officer

  1. The data controller pursuant to Art. 4 (7) GDPR for the processing of personal data is:

LZE GmbH
Frauenweiherstr. 15
91058 Erlangen
Telefon: +49 9131 92894 81
E-Mail: contact[at]lze-innovation.de

  1. Data Protection Officer

You can reach our Data Protection Officer by email at datenschutz[at]lze-innovation.de and by letter to LZE GmbH, Data Protection Officer, Frauenweiherstraße 15, 91058 Erlangen, Germany.

III. Information regarding the gathering and processing of personal data and the kind and purpose of its use

  1. When visiting the website

When using our website https://lze.academy/ for information only, meaning when you do not otherwise transfer any data to us, we will gather only the personal data that your browser transmits to our server. This information is stored temporarily in a so-called logfile. The following information is gathered in the process without any action by you and stored until its automatic deletion:

* IP address,
* data and time of the request,
* time zone difference to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT),
* content of the request (concrete page),
* access status/HTTP status code,
* respectively transferred data volume,
* website from which the request was referred (referrer URL),

* browser,
* operating system and its interface,
* language and version of the browser software.

The listed data will be processed by us for the following purposes:

* assurance that the connection with the website is established without problems,
* ensuring easy use of our website,
* analysis of system security and stability, and
* further administrative purposes.

The legal basis for the above data processing is Art. 6 (1) sent. 1, lit. f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest in the data processing is derived from the aforementioned purposes for data collection. The collected data will never be used by us for the purpose of identifying you as a person.

In addition, we use cookies and analysis services during visits to our website. You can find more information about this under Sec. IV and Sec. V of this Data Privacy Policy.

  1. Contact by email

If you contact us by email, the data you share with us (your email address, and your name and phone number if applicable) will be stored by us so that we can respond to your query. We will delete the data arising in this context once the storage is no longer required, or we will restrict the processing if statutory retention obligations apply. The data processing takes place upon your enquiry and it is required pursuant to Art. 6 (1) sent. 1, lit. b) GDPR for the purpose of answering your query.

  1. Using the booking form for seminars

If you use our booking form and book a seminar with us, we will gather the following information:

  • salutation, first name, last name;
  • a valid email address;
  • postal address;
  • phone number (landline and/or mobile phone) if entered voluntarily;
  • payment details such as account details;
  • further information is provided voluntarily by you and if needed for conducting the course.

These data are gathered

  • to be able to identify you as our customer;
  • to be able to advise you appropriately and conduct the booked course;
  • for correspondence with you;
  • for invoicing;
  • for payment processing;
  • for the processing of any potentially existing liability claims and asserting claims against you.

The data are gathered upon your enquiry and they are required pursuant to Art. 6 (1) sent. 1, lit. b) GDPR for the declared purposes of conducting the seminar and for the reciprocal fulfilment of obligations under the contract.

After the end of the course, your data will be deleted, unless we are obligated to store the data over a longer period pursuant to Art. 6 (1) sent. 1, lit. c) GDPR due to retention obligations under tax and commercial law (under the HGB [German Commercial Code], the StGB [German Tax Act] or the AO [German Fiscal Code], or if you have consented to storage beyond this time pursuant to Art. 6 (1) sent., 1 lit. a) GDPR.

IV. Cookies

1. Notes

In addition to the data specified under provision III, cookies are stored on your end device (laptop, tablets, smartphone or similar) when you use our website. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your hard drive as attributed to the browser you use, and through which the people setting the cookie (in this case, we) receive certain information. Cookies cannot execute any programs or infect your computer with viruses. Instead, they serve to make the online experience overall more user-friendly and more effective. The data processed by cookies is required for the purposes of protecting our and third parties’ legitimate interests pursuant to Art. 6 (1) sent. 1, lit. f) GDPR.

2. Use of cookies

a) This website uses the following kinds of cookies; the scope and function of which is categorised as:

– transient cookies (see b)
– persistent cookies (see c).

b) Transient cookies are deleted automatically when you close the browser. This includes in particular, the session cookies. They store a so-called session ID by means of which various requests of your browser can be attributed to the joint session. Your computer can thereby be recognised again when you return to our website. b) Transient cookies are deleted automatically when you close the browser.

c) Persistent cookies are deleted automatically after a prescribed period, which can differ depending on the cookie. You can delete the cookies at any time by means of the security settings of your browser.

d) You can configure your browser settings according to your wishes and, e.g. refuse the acceptance of third-party cookies or all cookies. We inform you that, if you do so, you might not be able to use all features of this website.

e) We set cookies to compile statistical data on the use of our website and to analyse your use for the purpose of optimising our service to you (see V). These cookies enable us to automatically recognise when you return to our website that you have visited us previously.

f) The flash cookies used are not gathered by your browser but by your flash plug-in. Furthermore, we use HTML5 storage objects that are stored on your end device. These objects store the required data, irrespective of the browser you use, and they do not have an automatic expiration date. If you do not wish for flash cookies to be processed, you have to install a corresponding add-on, e.g. “Better Privacy” for Mozilla Firefox (https://addons.mozilla.org/de/firefox/addon/betterprivacy/) or the Adobe Flash Killer Cookie for Google Chrome. You can prevent the use of HTML5 storage by using your browser in the privacy mode. We also recommend that you regularly delete your cookies and the browser history manually.

V. Analysis/Tracking tools

The tracking measure listed below that are used by us are implemented on the basis of Art. 6 (1) sent. 1, lit. f) GDPR. By using these tracking measures, we want to provide a design that is appropriate to needs and to ensure the continuous optimisation of our website. Furthermore, we use tracking measure to record statistics on the use of our website and to analyse our website for the purpose of optimising our service for you. These interests are deemed legitimate in the sense of the aforementioned regulation.

The respective data processing purposes and data categories are defined in the respective tracking tools.

Google Analytics

For the purpose of a design as appropriate to need and the continuous optimisation of our webpages, we use Google Analytics, an advertising analysis service of Google Inc. (https://www.google.de/intl/de/about/) (1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA; hereinafter “Google”). In this context, pseudonymised user profiles are created and cookies (see Sec. IV) are used. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website, such as:

* browser type/version,
* operating system used,
* referrer URL (webpage visited before),
* host name of the accessing computer (IP address),
* time of the server request

is transferred to a server of Google in the USA and stored there. Google is certified, among other, under the Privacy Shield Agreement and it thereby offers a guarantee that the European Data protection laws are observed (https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt000000001L5AAI&status=Active).

The information is used by Google on our behalf to analyse your use of the website, compile reports about website activities, and perform additional services relating to the use of the website and of the internet, for the purposes of market research and design of these webpages as appropriate to needs. This information may also be transferred to third parties if and insofar, as this is mandated by law or to the extent, as third parties process the data on commission. Your IP address will never be combined with other data of Google Inc. The IP addresses are anonymised so that an attribution is not possible (IP masking).

You can prevent the installation of cookies by means of corresponding settings in the browser software; however, we inform you that you might then not be able to use all features of this website.

In addition, you can prevent that the data generated by the cookie relating to your use of the website from being gathered (incl. your IP address) and prevent the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing a browser add-on (https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de).

In alternative to the browser add-on, especially in the case of browsers on mobile end devices, you can furthermore prevent the data gathering by Google Analytics by clicking on this link. An opt-out cookie will be set that prevents the future gathering of your data when you visit this website. The opt-out cookie works only in this browser and only for our website and it will be stored on your device. If you delete the cookies from the browser, you have to reset the opt-out cookie.

You can find more information on data privacy in the context of Google Analytics, for example, in Google Analytics Help (https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=de).

VI. Rights of data subjects

You have the right:

* according to Art. 15 GDPR, to request information about the personal data relating to you that is processed by us. You can obtain information in particular about the purposes of the processing, the categories of personal data, the categories of recipients to whom your data has been or is being disclosed, the planned storage period, the existence of a right to correction, erasure, restriction of processing or the right to object, the existence of a right to lodge complaint, the right to obtain information of the source of your data if it has not been gathered on our website, and about the existence of an automated decision-making process including profiling, and if applicable, explanatory information about the related details;

* according to Art. 16 GDPR to demand the immediate correction of inaccurate data or the completion of incomplete personal data about you that is stored by us;

* according to Art. 17 GDPR to demand the erasure of your personal data stored by us, provided that the processing is not required to exercise the right to free speech and information, fulfil a legal obligation, or for reasons of public interest or to assert, enforce or defend against legal claims;

* according to Art. 18 GDPR to demand the restriction of the processing of your personal data to the extent, as you deny the correctness of the data or the processing is illegitimate but if you reject the deletion of the data and we no longer need the data, meanwhile you require the data to assert, enforce or defend against legal claims or you have objected to the processing according to Art. 21 GDPR;

* according to Art. 20 GDPR to demand being provided with your personal data that you have made available to us in a structured, common and machine-readable format or demand the transmission of the data to another data controller;

* according to Art. 7 (3) GDPR to revoke your consent previously given to us in full or in part at any time. This entails that we may no longer continue with the data processing that was based on this consent in the future.

* according to Art. 77 GDPR, you have the right to lodge complaint with a supervisory authority about our processing of your personal data. In the normal case, you can contact the supervisory authority for this purpose at the place of your residence or work, or at the registered office of our company.

VII. Right to object

  1. If you have granted your consent to the processing of your data, you can revoke it at any time. Such a revocation affects the permissibility of the processing of your personal data for the time after you have declared it to us.
  2. If we base the processing of your personal data on the weighing of interests according to Art. 6 (1) sent. 1, lit. f) GDPR, you can object to the processing. This is the case when the processing is required for the fulfilment of a contract with you, which is explained by us respectively in the descriptions of the functions that we have given. If you exercise such an objection, we ask for a statement of the reasons as to why your personal data should not be processed by us. In the case of a justified objection, we will check the facts and either stop or adjust the data processing or explain our reasons necessarily in need of protection and on the basis of which we will continue the processing.

If you would like to exercise your right of revocation or objection, it is sufficient to send an email to contact[at]lze.de.

  1. Of course, you can object at any time to the processing of your personal data for the purposes of advertising and data analysis. You can request information about your objection to advertising from the following applicable contact address: LZE GmbH, Frauenweiherstr. 15, 91058 Erlangen, Germany, phone: +49 9131 92894 81, email: contact[at]lze-innovation.de

VIII. Data security

We protect our website and other systems by technical and organisational security measures against loss, destruction, illicit access, manipulation or dissemination of your data by unauthorised persons. For this purpose, our security measures are being continuously improved according to technological progress. In spite of regular checks, complete protection against all risks is however not possible.

During the website visit, we use the common TLS procedure (transport has layer security) in combination with the respectively highest encryption level supported by your browser. This is usually a 256-bit encryption. If your browser does not support a 256-bit encryption, we will use 128-bit v3 technology instead. You can tell whether any particular page of our internet appearance is transmitted with encryption by the key or closed lock symbol displayed in the lower status bar of your browser.

IX. Topicality and change of this Data Privacy Policy

This Data Privacy Policy is currently valid in this form as of April 2019.

Due to the further development of our website and offers relating to it or due to modified legal or official requirements, it may become necessary to change this Data Privacy Policy. This Data Privacy Policy can be called up, stored and printed from the URL www.lze.academy/datenschutz at any time.

Status: 04/2019